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Lin Wood says he will file a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court in Georgia election case

“The stakes are high as the case deals with a disputed Presidential election,” Wood told The Epoch Times via email. “I intend to timely file a petition with the United States Supreme Court.”

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Supreme Court on December 3, 2020
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Updated: December 6, 2020 - 1:24pm

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Following the rejection of an appeal in a case pertaining to the Georgia election, attorney Lin Wood has said that he will file a petition with the nation's highest court. 

“The stakes are high as the case deals with a disputed presidential election,” Wood told The Epoch Times via email. “I intend to timely file a petition with the United States Supreme Court.”

The outlet reported that a panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit stood behind a ruling that Wood did not have legal standing to file the lawsuit.

“We agree with the district court that Wood lacks standing to sue because he fails to allege a particularized injury," the panel said in the opinion, according to the outlet. "And because Georgia has already certified its election results and its slate of presidential electors, Wood’s requests for emergency relief are moot to the extent they concern the 2020 election. The Constitution makes clear that federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction, U.S. Const. art. III; we may not entertain post-election contests about garden-variety issues of vote counting and misconduct that may properly be filed in state courts.”

Wood communicated that he was disappointed with the decision, noting that his “case presents an opportunity for the judicial system to make clear that the Georgia general election was unlawful as a result of substantive changes in absentee ballot procedures by the Secretary of State without approval by the Georgia legislature.”

 

 

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